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ADVENTURES IN ADULTING: Hey Siri, How Do I Fill Out Financial Forms?

ADVENTURES IN ADULTING: Hey Siri, How Do I Fill Out Financial Forms?

The lovely folks at the Office of Student Financial Services just released our financial aid awards, and as seniors, we can rejoice that we will never have to guess our way through a FAFSA application again — please, let us maintain our delusion that we’re not going to grad school[Read More…]

Finding Flexibility in Dining

Through efforts spearheaded by the university and the Georgetown University Student Association, students’ meal exchange swipes and Flex Dollars have expanded to more locations on campus beginning this year. Instead of having students bottleneck at O’Donovan Hall during rush hours, students can now use their meal swipes at a variety[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Mystic Benefits

In September 2015, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ted Leonsis, owner of the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, announced plans to construct a $56 million sports and entertainment complex in the Congress Heights neighborhood, in Ward 8 of D.C. Last week, Bowser led the demolition of[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
NEXTGENVEST
Students signed up to become members of NextGenVest during New Student Orientation the weekend of Aug. 28. The startup advertised their service outside the front gates of the university on O Street.

NextGenVest Teaches Finances, Budgeting

As hundreds of freshmen made their way through Georgetown’s front gates for New Student Orientation this year, they were greeted not only by orientation advisors, but also by representatives from NextGenVest, a New York-based startup that promotes financial literacy. NextGenVest was started by Harvard graduate Kelly Peeler with the aim[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

GMS Causes Problems for Clubs

Student clubs have had difficulty accessing and managing their finances due to glitches in the Georgetown Management System since a June update to the cloud-based site. Problems have also stemmed from an increased volume of activity, with 1,174 additional users joining in June alone, according to GMS. These changes have[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

Regents Incentivizes 2013 Gifts

Georgetown’s Board of Regents will match each percent of student participation in the Class of 2013 Fund with a gift of $1,000, the board announced Wednesday. This announcement comes after the senior class hit 500 gifts in November, the earliest in the year a class has ever reached that milestone.[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

University Program Makes Sense of Student Finances

Budget-conscious Georgetown students will have another resource for preparing their taxes and battling other financial woes this semester other than relying on the wisdom of their parents. Common $ense, the financial literacy program co-sponsored by the George Houston Memorial Fund, the Office of Student Financial Services and the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by February 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Endowment Rebounds To $1 Billion

The university endowment posted a 12.3 percent return on its investments in fiscal year 2010, increasing its value to $1 billion, a bounce back from the 16.6 percent drop to $883 million sustained in fiscal year 2009, according to university spokeswoman Julie Bataille. Though university endowments made inroads toward recovery[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News